13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Natchez
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis online travel route planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Memphis is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dublin to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 38°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Elmwood Cemetery ©
Elmwood Cemetery

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Vicksburg National Cemetery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Rolling Fork Visitor Center and Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Vicksburg (Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, Old Courthouse, & more) and Mississippi Delta (in Belzoni).

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jackson tour planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Mississippi Delta, Rolling Fork Visitor Center and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Longwood and Natchez City Cemetery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rosalie Mansion and Melrose. Explore Natchez's surroundings by going to Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park & Windsor Ruins). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Choctaw Hall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner .

Getting from Jackson to Natchez by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daytime highs in Natchez are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Port Gibson
Highlights from your plan
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Longwood ©
Longwood
Melrose ©
Melrose

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carter House and Carnton. Museum-lovers will get to explore Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, and explore the activities along Radnor Lake State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Natchez to Nashville in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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